Eileen Lizaola
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Location: Brawley, CA, USA
School: UC Santa Barbara
Field of Study: Sociology

Eileen Lizaola

Student Assistant, Engineering and the Sciences Development; University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)— Sept. 2016-June 2017
-Facilitated relationships between donors and recipients by putting together acknowledgement letters, impact reports, and events
-Wrote and edited acknowledgment letters with 3 other team members to produce about 300 letters per year
-Tracked, organized, and maintained confidential donor information
-Assisted with event planning (researching vendors, creating itineraries, organizing guest lists)
-Provided day-to-day administrative support (scanning, copying, mail-runs)
Teacher’s Assistant, Orfalea Family Children’s Center; West Campus UCSB— Sept. 2015-October 2016
-Worked with lead teachers to oversee a classroom of 12-14 toddlers
-Cleaned classroom and performed sanitary duties
-Guided children in daily routines (eating, napping) and in other activities (indoor play, outside play)
Assistant Community Advocate, Comite Civico del Valle; Brawley, Ca— June 2014-Sept. 2014
- Promoted community involvement in areas of public health and environmental justice
-Shadowed head community advocate and program director in their work on 2 county-wide projects
-Researched local policies and political climate
-Set up for events and meetings
-Performed clerical work and maintained office space

Volunteer, Associated Students Program Board; UC Santa Barbara— 2014-2015 Academic Year
-Helped provide concerts and cultural events for UCSB students and surrounding communities
-Completed “day of” activities for events (scanning tickets, setting up, cleaning up)

University of California, Santa Barbara— B.A. Sociology, June 2017
-Dean’s Honors
-Relevant Coursework: Business Administration Writing, Grammar and Stylistic Writing, Journalism

-Fluent in Spanish
-Proficient skill level for Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Wordpress, Smartsheet, and Google Apps
-Some familiarity with Adobe InDesign